Definición de lumpenproletariat en inglés:


Saltos de línea: lump¦en|pro¦le|tar¦iat
Pronunciación: /ˌlʌmpənprəʊlɪˈtɛːrɪət


[treated as singular or plural]
(Especially in Marxist terminology) the unorganized and unpolitical lower orders of society who are not interested in revolutionary advancement.
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  • This wallows in the dirt, squalor, drunkenness and mechanical, dehumanised sexuality of those who live on the margins of society, where the artistic petty bourgeois merges with the lumpenproletariat.
  • The multigeneration denizens of public housing can readily be compared to Karl Marx's lumpenproletariat.
  • The bloody woman can't tell the lumpenproletariat from the skilled working class.


1920s: from German (a term originally used by Karl Marx), from Lumpen 'rag, rogue' + proletariat.

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